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Bosnians Hold Quiet Memorial

Zinaida Hodzic, 61, wept silently Saturday as she laid flowers on a memorial plaque marking the place on a downtown Sarajevo bridge where, 10 years ago, the bloody Bosnian war claimed its first victim.

Conference to Tackle Graying Issues

The predictions are almost cataclysmic: In 50 years, if trends continue, the number of people older than 60 will triple. Those 2 billion seniors would outnumber the world's youths.

Israel Tightens Grip on West Bank

Helicopters dropped off Israeli soldiers outside more Palestinian villages early Sunday, witnesses said, as Israel pushed on with a 10–day offensive in the West Bank, refusing to bow to increased U.S. pressure for a quick pullout.

Bush Urges Sharon to Withdraw His Forces

U.S. President George W. Bush, vigorously responding to Israel's expansion of military actions in the West Bank in defiance of his wishes, said Saturday for the first time that Israel must withdraw its forces ""without delay.'""

Al-Qaida Caves Yield Documents

Braced for booby-traps and hidden tripwires, American soldiers searching elaborate cave complexes along the Pakistan border instead found jail cells and dossiers complete with photographs and fingerprint samples.

Thousands March in Paris, Rome

Tens of thousands of activists marched through Paris and Rome in protests demanding Israel stops its offensive in the West Bank and expressing solidarity with the Palestinians.

Seeking Peaceful Solutions

For more than half a century the Middle East -- along with Europe and Asia -- has been one of the three zones strategically vital to the United States' national interest.

Seeking Peaceful Solutions

With Israeli tanks besieging everything from the Church of the Holy Nativity to Yasser Arafat's compound, U.S. President George W. Bush has finally taken the war between Israel and the Palestinians seriously enough to dispatch Secretary of State Colin Powell to the region.

Destination: Dublin or Riyadh?

Now Russia is again enjoying growth, and that's fine. But what does this really mean?

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